Established in 1982, the Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) was created by the State of New York to manage the facilities used during the 1980 Olympic Winter Games in Lake Placid. ORDA operates Whiteface, Gore Mountain, and Belleayre Mountain ski areas; the Olympic Sports Complex, the Olympic Jumping Complex, the Olympic Speed Skating Oval, the Conference Center at Lake Placid and the Olympic Center. As host to international and national championships, the Authority has brought millions of athletes, spectator and participants to the region, resulting in significant economic impact and development.
lake placid olympic sites
After skiing and riding at Whiteface, explore the Lake Placid region. Experience everything from bobsled rides to skating on the Lake Placid Speed Skating Oval. The Lake Placid Olympic Sites provide an unforgettable experience for everyone.